Top 5 tips for boardroom design and integration

Boardrooms have been ubiquitous across organisations for decades, but the kinds of meetings that they need to enable today are very different than in the past. Collaborative meetings are largely conducted over videoconferencing systems and often at short notice, given the need to conserve the time of senior members of the board and the organisation....
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How to create employee-friendly meeting rooms and office AV solutions

Countless employees in offices are often bogged down by the complicated and confusing meeting room AV technologies. In many teams, members shy away from actually using office AV infrastructure claiming it hampers their productivity and style of working. The mere idea of being surrounded by complicated and often outdated audio visual systems one does not know...
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Learn how smart home automation can enhance your life

Many errands that previously required human intervention have been made easier thanks to automation and robotics. Modern smart homes are no different. However, what is smart home automation and how can it help you? Let’s try to understand this. Our aim is to educate you about the ways in which smart home automation can enhance...
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Here’s how to choose the right projector for today’s classroom

Gone is the era where teaching was limited to only textbooks and journals. Technology has trickled into every aspect of our life including the way education is being imparted. AV Technology in the classroom is no longer a marvel of technology. Today, schools are opting for classroom AV solutions for a wholesome and interactive learning...
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Pro AV Tips: How to get the most of out your speaker and sound system

With over four decades of experience as one of the leading AV integrators in India, Actis has often received calls from companies that have had their office sound system installed by someone complaining about the sound quality. In most cases, the sound output is not as expected by the client. In most situations, it was...
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Creative ways to use interactive projectors and whiteboards in classrooms

Interactive projectors and whiteboard, which support multi-touch finger gestures and interactive pens, have been increasingly popular in classroom AV solution among educators in recent years. With touch interactive functions and PC-free annotations, teachers and students can easily transform any surface into an interactive environment. Many teachers have found creative ways of using interactive projectors and...
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5 key considerations for Cloud VC integration – ProAV tips by Actis

Over the last few years, video conferencing is no longer a want but a need for business communication. Thanks to all the benefits it offers to enterprises. Cloud video conferencing boosts its popularity further by making it cost-effective for companies of all sizes and budgets. At Actis, we believe in making businesses understand the true...
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Video Conferencing 101: Best practices and tips

In today’s business, video conferencing, be it with key internal stakeholders, potential investors or customer, is typically a part of most team’s work day. Quite often, employees are unable to fully harness the benefits of video conferencing. This could be due to several reasons ranging from lack of know-how or complex user interface of communication...
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Top 4 reasons to upgrade your legacy phone system

Enterprise telephony and communications systems for businesses are evolving. To add to this, unified communications (UC) providers have started offering enhanced features and mobile access to their reliable cloud platforms. However, numerous SMEs and private businesses still rely on legacy phone systems as a backbone for their communication needs. Countless businesses are yet to enjoy...
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AV Trends 2017: The future of enterprise audiovisual solutions

In today’s business environment, seamless communication and collaboration between local and remote teams remain pivotal. Enterprises depend heavily on quicker and more number of interactions to stay on top of their game. In the past few years, audiovisual technologies are moving to a cloud and software-based applications, while hardware components have taken more of a...
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About our Blog

The Actis Integration and AV Blog is a forum for sharing tips, insights, news, solutions and experiences with people and businesses who are undertaking different types of integration projects in India. It covers topics like Professional AV, lighting, energy management, video collaboration, unified communications, presentations, network AV and environment control.

Over time it will grow into a practical, India-specific, knowledge base to assist CIOs/CTOs, architects, AV and lighting consultants, developers, educational institutions and the hospitality industry to make better choices and get more out of their investments in technology.